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Railway Industry Innovation Award success

Railway Industry Innovation Award success
Description
BCRRE are part of a collaboration with Abtus which has won an award at the Railway Industry Innovation Awards.
Date:
15/08/2019

Mainline Testing of UK's First Hydrogen Train Gets Green Light

Mainline Testing of UK's First Hydrogen Train Gets Green Light
Description
Porterbrook and the University of Birmingham's Centre for Railway Research and Education today announce that the UK's first hydrogen train will be tested on the mainline railway following a successful proof-of-concept.
Date:
20/06/2019

BCRRE announces new Industry Advisory Board

Description
The Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) welcomes the members of its new Industry Advisory Board.
Date:
13/06/2019

Celebrating 150 years of the Periodic Table

Celebrating 150 years of the Periodic Table
Description
UNESCO has designated 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table. We are marking the 150th anniversary of Mendeleev's periodic table of chemical elements with a series of short films.
Date:
07/06/2019

University of Birmingham strengthens links with leading Serbian rail organisations

University of Birmingham strengthens links with leading Serbian rail organisations
Description
The Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) has signed co-operation agreements with two organisations based in Serbia to strengthen ties with the rail industry across South and East Europe.
Date:
09/05/2019

University of Birmingham staff member appointed as I.Mech.E Worcester Area Committee Chair

Description
Kevin Blacktop, Head of Delivery at the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) has been appointed as Institution of Mechanical Engineers (I.Mech.E.) Worcester Area Committee Chair.
Date:
09/04/2019

University of Birmingham signs strategic partnership agreement with Transport Systems Catapult

Description
University of Birmingham sign strategic business partnership with Transport Systems Catapult
Date:
01/04/2019

DIGI-RAIL launches to local businesses

DIGI-RAIL launches to local businesses
Description
The Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education launched the DIGI-RAIL project today (22 March 2019) to local businesses looking for support in accessing opportunities that the digital railway has to offer.
Date:
25/03/2019

Rail Alliance and University of Birmingham announce combined service offer to the rail industry

Description
News release about The Rail Alliance and Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) launching a new combined service offer to the rail industry.
Date:
11/03/2019

BCRRE welcomes Industrial Strategy Rail Sector Deal

BCRRE welcomes Industrial Strategy Rail Sector Deal
Description
The Birmingham Centre for Rail Research and Education (BCRRE) has welcomed the publication of the UK Government's Rail Sector Deal, which sets out how the Government will support innovation and enterprise in the UK railways, including the use of data.
Date:
07/12/2018
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